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After noticing a need for a newspaper club at Meadowridge, Grade 10 students Maryam T., Leia O., and Ellie R. met with Madame Lamaj and Mr. Schofield to discuss plans to start a new CAS club this year. We sat down with Maryam T. to learn more about the success of the newspaper club, the print cycle, and her greatest memory.
Creativity is an important skill in life. It’s the lifeline helping kids stay motivated to learn. Kids like me want more creativity in their learning. We chose creativity for our exhibition project–a research project directed by the students– because we think it’s important to be creative!
We interviewed three alumni and asked them about their decision to get into nursing, the rewards and challenges, and advice for future nurses.
My grandma was a nurse and often told me stories about it when I was little. That opened up my curiosity about it. I used to also babysit my Kinderbuddy, Shauna [Graveson ‘19]. Her mom was a nurse, so I often heard and asked questions about her work...
My best friend had become a nurse a year ahead of me. I have always been interested in science and knew I wanted to get into something medical-related where I’d be working with people...
I was in my third year of a Science degree at the University of Toronto, going into my fourth, and still wasn’t sure what I wanted to do in life. I had considered becoming a nurse in middle or high school—this is going to sound cliché, but I read a story about Florence Nightengale that inspired me...
It’s not too late to take daily breaks! Not the kind of break where your mind is focused on Instagram, but the kind of break that tethers you to the moment you are living right now. Think of mindfulness as your mind being FULL of this moment here. You would be amazed at how calming this simple act could be.
Our Grade 12 Diploma Art Exhibition students let us know what their proejcts were all about.
This week is Meadowridge’s Mental Health Week. Taking the time to get to know ourselves is an invaluable form of self-care. Take it a step further by being more mindful…maybe the May challenge will give you the motivation you need to care for your mental health.
Jenny L. (Grade 12) got her first sketchbook at eight, started designing clothes at ten, and enrolled in an arts program a year after that. Ever since she could remember, Jenny has wanted to be a fashion designer. Now, at seventeen and still in her senior year of high school, she has achieved that aim.
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